Court for the Trial of Impeachments

Court for the Trial of Impeachments
A tribunal empowered to try any officer of government or other person brought to its bar by the process of impeachment. In England, the house of lords constitutes such a court; in the United States, the senate; and in the several states, usually the upper house of the legislative assembly.
See also impeachment

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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